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Literature

Literature

Got Lit? Summer and Fall 2014

Need general education courses?

All courses fulfill the IAI and general education requirement in the Humanities. For the most current list of course offerings see the class schedule.

Interested in an introductory course for Summer 2014?

Introduction to Fiction, EGL 115 - Offered at both Des Plaines and Skokie (see EGL 115 generic syllabus)

Introduction to Poetry, EGL 117 - Offered at Des Plaines (see EGL 117 generic syllabus)

Introduction to Literature, EGL 129 - Offered at both Des Plaines, Skokie and Online (see EGL 129 generic syllabus)

If you've placed in or taken EGL 101, check these out for Summer 2014.

American Literature I (from the Colonial Period through the Civil War (see EGL 221 generic syllabus)
EGL 221 701 Mondays and Wednesdays, 9:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m., Des Plaines Campus, 3 credit hours

Gender, Identity, and Literature (see EGL 228 generic syllabus)
EGL 228 750 Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6:30 - 9:45 p.m., Des Plaines Campus, 3 credit hours

Non-Western Literature in English (see EGL 230 generic syllabus)
EGL 230 750 Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1:30 - 4:45 p.m., Des Plaines Campus, 3 credit hours

Summer classes begin June 9, 2014. Register now at my.Oakton.edu.

 

Interested in an introductory course for Fall 2014?

Introduction to Fiction, EGL 115 - Offered at both Des Plaines and Skokie (see EGL 115 generic syllabus)

Introduction to Poetry, EGL 117 - Offered at both Des Plaines and Skokie (see EGL 117 generic syllabus)

Introduction to Literature, EGL 129 - Offered at both Des Plaines and Skokie (see EGL 129 generic syllabus)

If you've placed in or taken EGL 101, check these out for Fall 2014.

American Literature I (from the Colonial Period through the Civil War) (see EGL 221 generic syllabus)
EGL 221 0G1 Mondays and Wednesdays, 9:30 - 10:45 a.m., Des Plaines Campus, 3 credit hours

Women and Literature (Honors section available - EGL 225 HG5) (see EGL 225 generic syllabus)
EGL 225 G50 Thursdays, 6:30 - 9:20 p.m., Des Plaines Campus, 3 credit hours

African-American Literature (see EGL 226 generic syllabus)
EGL 226 001 Tuesdays and Thursdays, 2 - 3:15 p.m., Des Plaines Campus, 3 credit hours

British Literature I (from Anglo-Saxons to 1800) (see EGL 231 generic syllabus)
EGL231 0G1 Tuesdays & Thursdays, 9:30 - 10:45 a.m., Des Plaines Campus, 3 credit hours

Introduction to Shakespeare (see EGL 234 generic syllabus)
EGL 234 0G1 Mondays and Wednesdays, 12:30 - 1:45 p.m., Des Plaines Campus, 3 credit hours

Fall classes begin August 25, 2014. Register now at my.Oakton.edu.

Note: A generic syllabus shows the general outline of a course; for the syllabus for specific section of a course, please contact the instructor.

Contact Department Chair Lynn Woodbury at woodbury@oakton.edu for more information.


Faculty Profile

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English lecturer Mike Davros is a firm believer in remembering our roots.

 

IMPORTANT DATES


September 1
Labor Day holiday. College closed.

September 2
Last day to submit proof of residency, business service agreements and chargebacks/joint agreements.

September 21
Last day to withdraw from 16-week courses and have course dropped from record.

September 22
Last day to change to audit for 16-week courses.

July 31
Classes end.

October 5
Incomplete (I) grades from summer 2014 semester for which faculty have not submitted final grades will become an "F" after this date.

October 10
Last day for filing Graduation Petitions.

October 26
Last day to withdraw with a "W" from 16-week courses; Students will receive a grade in all courses in which they are enrolled after October 26.

November 11
Veterans Day holiday. College closed.

November 19
Registration opens for spring 2015 semester.

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